LAHORE - A delegation of the Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) met Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Inam Ghani at the Central Police Office on Thursday and discussed issues of mutual interest.

The IGP said that a one-day visit of the Police Mobile Service Centre Van should visit the Women chamber every week so that the women members could benefit from the fast-track service delivery of the police at their offices. 

The IGP said that through the mobile service van, the Women chamber members would be able to avail 14 modern policing facilities under one roof. He said women belonging to the business community could benefit from the Punjab Police Employees Registration and Tenancy Registration Rules. He said that women help desks had been set up for immediate redress of grievances, where women could seek immediate help from the police.

He said that eradication of sexual violence against women, harassment, acid attack, honour killings and other socio-economic crimes were among top priorities of the Punjab Police. 

A ‘Women Safety App’ has been launched with effective use of modern technology, he added. 

By registering on this, all working women  and housewives of the province, female students in case of emergency can get immediate help and cooperation from the police and other relevant agencies. 

The delegation consisted of President Women Chamber Rukhsana Zafar, Faiza Nabil, Zartashia Omar, Shazia Suleiman, Qaisara Sheikh and Tahira Naseem.

Rukhsana Zafar lauded the Women Safety App and other modern policing initiatives and said that the Women chamber was ready to cooperate in organising workshops and seminars for launching awareness campaigns about the police initiatives.